A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Barugo in Philippines on Wednesday. The temblor was picked up at 01:00:51 / 1:00 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 124.7314° East, latitude 11.306° North, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 13/02/18 / 2018-02-13 17:00:51 / February 13, 2018 @ 5:00 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us2000d6y5. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000d6y5. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquake epicenter was 36 km (22 miles) from Ormoc (c. 191 200 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Panalanoy (c. 189 100 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Catbalogan (c. 68 100 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Calbayog City (c. 67 900 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Bogo (c. 23 600 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Baybay (c. 17 700 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Palo (c. 17 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Llorente, Kauit, San Policarpio (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Philippines (c. 99 900 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 2 km SSW of Barugo, Philippines. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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